Karachi, July 25, 2014 (PPI-OT): Chief Secretary Sindh Sajjad Saleem Hotiana has asked the Administrative Secretaries and all the Commissioners/Deputy Commissioners to personally monitor the day to day issues generally and burning issues like water and sewerage, sanitation, health, food and social problems specially with a view to ameliorate the people from the difficulties.
He said, this, while presiding a high level meeting in Sindh Secretariat Karachi this morning on the issues of cleanliness and solid waste disposal, water and sanitation, celebration of Independence Day 2014, Monsoon arrangements and cleaning of Nalahs and Food Security.
Secretaries of Local Government Ms. Shazia Rizvi, General Administration Inamullah Dharijo, Food Ramzan Awan, Irrigation Babar Effendi, CCPO Ghulam Qadir Thebo, Administrator KMC Rauf A Farooqui, all Commissioners/Deputy Commissioners and Secretary Home Niaz Abbassi were also present.
Chief Secretary appreciated the sprit and categorically noted that no repetition of garbage dumping in “NALLAS” would be excused as severe disciplinary action shall be taken against the responsible officers without any discrimination .CCPO/Additional IP Karachi apprised the meeting on Sindh Police contingencies arrangements with the specific reference of Eidul Fitr.
Chief Secretary noted that all out efforts be undertaken against the terrorism and the safety of worshipers and general people on the eve of Namaz-i-Eidul-Fitr must be ensured strictly. He also asked Administrator KMC and MD KW and SB to eradicate the water and sewerage issues without further delay.
He ordered the Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners should remain alert specifically in case of power shortage and get the electricity restored in the affected areas. He said that water scarcity crises needs proper attention of the responsible officers. He expressed concern over power breakdown in the province – specifically in the water pumping stations of Dhabeji , Gharo , Hub , Pipri and North Karachi.
Sajjad Saleem Hotiana asked the Administrative Secretaries to ensure celebration of 14th August 2014 in befitting manner and pay homage to the martyrs of independence including those who have offered their lives for integrity and solidarity of the country against terrorism he said each and every “SHAHEED” belonged to civilians and Armed Forces have inscribed a history of the dignity of Pakistan.
The Secretary G.A. Imanullah Dharijo in his presentation highlighted the salient features of Independence Day 2014 preparations. Secretary Local Government Shazia Rizvi informed that all municipal administrators have been assigned the task of implementation on emergency plan Monsoon-2014, while stormy drainage system is also being improved properly.
Secretary Food on his report about Food arrangement was advised by Chief Secretary to ascertain food authenticity and purity for safety of human life. Sajjad Saleem Hotiana said,’ I shall visit all districts before Eid to view the sewerage and safety of roads and Nallas, particularly cleanliness of Nallas and removal of garbage to the entire satisfaction of the government and people.
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